An Epidemiological Study of Prevalence of Depressive Illness in Rural Punjab


T h e prevalence of manic depressive illness the world over is generally believed to be aroimd 3-1/1000, whereas the period prevalence for all forms of depressions has been estimated at 3 per cent per annum in North American population (Lehmann, 1971). Hospital data from various centres in India have given conflicting findings. Generally tfie figures from… (More)


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